German football giants Bayern Munich humiliated Arsenal 5-1 to complete a 10-2 triumph in their Champions League knockout stage tie at the Emirates Stadium in London.
While few expected the Gunners to prevail after being routed 1-5 in the first leg in Munich, the disgust of the fans at the Emirates after the final whistle on Tuesday was palpable. This marks the seventh consecutive year, Arsenal has been knocked out of the Champions League in the round of 16. Continue reading
Arsenal: Ospina, Bellerin, Mustafi, Koscielny, Monreal, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Xhaka, Ramsey, Walcott, Sanchez, Giroud. Continue reading
Former Arsenal star Gilberto Silva has said it is time for the London football club to part ways with long-time chief coach Arsene Wenger.
Calls for Wenger to step down have grown louder after Arsenal’s 1-3 loss to Liverpool on Saturday, a result that left the Gunners fifth in the English Premier League (EPL) standings. Continue reading
If he were in forward Alexis Sanchez’s position, former Arsenal striker Ian Wright says he would have left capital football club Arsenal.
A row with teammates further singed Sanchez’s reputation while leaving training mid-session prior to Saturday’s loss at Liverpool. As a result, the Chilean was dropped. Continue reading
Liverpool put up a superlative first half display on Saturday to outshine Arsenal 3-1 at Anfield and dent the capital club’s hopes of challenging for the Premier League title. Roberto Firmino (9th minute) and Sadio Mane (40th) gave the hosts a 2-0 lead before Danny Welbeck (57th) reduced Arsenal’s deficit in the second half.
Moments after Arsenal sub Alexis Sanchez had an effort blocked at the other end, Liverpool broke with pace and Georginio Wijnaldum sealed the game in Liverpool’s favour in injury time, sending the Reds up to third spot. Continue reading
Arsenal: Cech, Bellerin, Mustafi, Koscielny, Monreal, Coquelin, Xhaka, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Iwobi, Welbeck, Giroud Continue reading
Arsenal Manager Arsene Wenger has said that he is not looking to be head coach of FC Barcelona when Luis Enrique leaves the Catalan side at the end of the season.
Wenger’s name is on the list of possible coaches for Barcelona’s coach, but he has always reiterated that his preference would be to stay at Arsenal. Continue reading
Bundesliga football club VfL Wolfsburg on Monday announced Dutchman Andries Jonker as their new head coach after sacking Valerien Ismael on Sunday. The 54-year-old, who operated as assistant and tactical coach at Wolfsburg between 2012 and 2014, has signed with the Wolves until 2018.
Jonker joins the club from English giants Arsenal, where he has run the London club’s youth academy since 2014. Interestingly, his Assistant at Wolfsburg will be another former Arsenal man in Swedish winger Freddie Ljungberg. Continue reading